Neil Blumenthal

Co-Founder at Warby Parker

Neil Blumenthal

Neil Blumenthal

Co-Founder at Warby Parker

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Career Highlights

Warby Parker
Rockets of Awesome

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1466

Number of Boards

1

Number of Awards

2

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Co-Founder at Harry's, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Harry's, Inc.

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Co-Founder at General Catalyst LLC

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Founder & General Partner at JAHD Management Co. LLC

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Founder at Rockets of Awesome

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Chief Financial Officer at Warby Parker

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Co-Founder at Peggy and Millard Drexler Foundation

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Fund Advisor at Spark Capital Partners LLC

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Founder & President at RxArt, Inc.

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Investor at Unikey Technologies, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Warby Parker
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Founder at Rockets of Awesome

Rockets of Awesome is a direct-to-consumer kids' apparel brand, designing and selling over-the-top clothes. Rockets of Awesome is reinventing the way parents shop for kids by leveraging technology, data, brand, personalization, and exceptional merchandise.

Education
MBA
Class of 2010

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

BA in International Relations & History
Class of 2002

Tufts University is a private research university located in Medford/Somerville, near Boston, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. The university is organized into ten schools, including two undergraduate programs and eight graduate divisions, on four campuses in Massachusetts and the French Alps. The university emphasizes active citizenship and public service in all of its disciplines and is known for its internationalism and study abroad programs.

Memberships
Member
2012 - Current

Every year the World Economic Forum reviews thousands of nominations to find the most accomplished and inspiring young leaders to join the Forum of Young Global Leaders. The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, multistakeholder community of more than 700 exceptional young leaders who share a commitment to shaping the global future. Young Global Leaders represent the future of leadership, coming from all regions of the world and representing business, government, civil society, arts & culture, academia and media, as well as social entrepreneurs. Set up as an independent not-for-profit foundation, under the supervision of the Swiss Government, the Forum of Young Global Leaders works in close cooperation with the World Economic Forum to integrate young leaders into deep interaction with other stakeholders of global society.

Member
Current

PTTOW! is an invite-only, member network and summit that brings together inspiring leaders from the world’s most innovative companies, along with cultural icons, to showcase game changing projects and fuel transformational media partnerships shaping today’s culture.

Career History
Co-Founder
2009 - Current

JAND, Inc. operates as an online retailer of eyewear for men and women. It offers anti-reflective polycarbonate lenses and polarized lenses that provide glare reduction, UV protection and vision clarity while driving and skiing. The firm also provides optical and sunwear glasses, monocle and prescription eyewear. The company was founded by Neil Blumenthal, Andrew Martin Hunt, Jeffrey J. Raider and David Gilboa in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Co-Founder
Current

Rockets of Awesome is a direct-to-consumer kids' apparel brand, designing and selling over-the-top clothes. Rockets of Awesome is reinventing the way parents shop for kids by leveraging technology, data, brand, personalization, and exceptional merchandise.

Consultant, El Salvador
2003 - 2008

VisionSpring, Inc. provides variety of eyeglasses and eye care services. The company was founded by Jordan S. Kassalow in 2001 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Board Member
Current

JAND, Inc. operates as an online retailer of eyewear for men and women. It offers anti-reflective polycarbonate lenses and polarized lenses that provide glare reduction, UV protection and vision clarity while driving and skiing. The firm also provides optical and sunwear glasses, monocle and prescription eyewear. The company was founded by Neil Blumenthal, Andrew Martin Hunt, Jeffrey J. Raider and David Gilboa in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
Current

Allbirds, Inc. designs, manufactures and supplies shoes. It offers men's, women's and kids shoes, and accessories. The company was founded by Timothy Brown and Joseph Zev Zwillinger in 2015 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Member, Global Entrepreneurs Council
2013 - Current

United Nations Foundation provides advocacy, grant making and partnership services to the United Nations. It builds and implements public-private partnerships to address problems and provide support to the United Nations. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Member, Leadership Council
Current

Robin Hood is New York's largest poverty-fighting organization, and since 1988 has focused on finding, funding and creating programs and schools that generate meaningful results for families in New York's poorest neighborhoods. Since its founding, Robin Hood has raised more than $2.5 billion in dollars, goods and services to provide hundreds of the most effective soup kitchens, homeless shelters, schools, job-training programs and other vital services that give New York’s neediest citizens the tools they need to build better lives. In addition, Robin Hood's board of directors pays all administrative, fundraising and evaluation costs, so 100% of our donation goes directly to organizations helping New Yorkers in need.

Member, Board of Directors
Current
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Warby Parker raised money in a private placement transaction

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Warby Parker raised money in a private placement transaction

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Warby Parker raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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Ethyca, Inc. develops automated data privacy infrastructure and tools for data privacy management. The company was founded by Cillian Kieran and Miguel Burger-Calderon in 2018 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Noho Dental, Inc. provides dental care services. It offers checkup, braces, veneers, implants, whitening and preventative, restorative, and cosmetic services. The company was founded by Andrew Grover, Larson Douglas Hudson and Michael Stenclik in 2018and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Ever/Body, Inc. provides cosmetic dermatology services. It offers botox & wrinkle relaxers, dermal fillers, facials and laser hair removal treatments. The company was founded by Karen Castelletti, Maggie Lu and Kate Twist and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Awards & Honors
2013
Crain's New York Business Magazine - 40 Under 40
Rank #92
2012
Fast Company Magazine - 100 Most Creative People in Business
Events
Attendee
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
2012 World Economic Forum on Latin America

Speaker
New York City, NY
2012 TechCrunch Disrupt (New York City)

Speaker
New York City, NY
2012 Feast Conference

A New Kind of Conference: Challenges, Toolkits, Roundtables This year's Feast Conference (October 3-5, NYC) is more hands-on than ever—a two and a half day immersive experience that includes: - An evening start in the breathtaking Hall of the Universe at the American Museum of Natural History - A full day of talks from remarkable innovators--ranging from Creative Directors from Cirque du Soleil to the Deputy Chief Technologist at NASA. - Official Feast Challenges presented by select speakers in fields such as Health, Data, Open Design and Poverty. - Relevant "toolkits" presented on topics from ideation to storytelling to help attendees approach opportunities from totally new perspectives. - A final workshop day to respond to challenges amidst an epic amphitheater of 50+ intimate roundtables. - A hackathon bringing together the best from NYC's tech community to build tools to help target communities in need. - Drinks hosted by Warby Parker and an incredible "Feast Feast" as a finale in The Feast Pavilion the night before its public opening. - Your ideas at the center of hundreds of satellite events taking place around the world on the same day as part of The Feast Worldwide.

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